Best Stainless is the leading stainless steel distributor for the marine propulsion industry. We offer precision centerless ground and polished boat shafts in typical diameters from 1” to 6” in 1/8” increments and 20’ – 30’ lengths. We have the capabilities to provide shafting to most diameters, tolerances and lengths. Our knowledgeable team works with our customers to supply material to industry stands that meet the required chemical and mechanical properties.
Boat Shaft Quality Stainless Steel & Nickel Bars
We stock boat shaft quality bars in the most common grades and sizes available for prompt shipment. Best Stainless is dedicated to assisting the marine propulsion industry select the best grade for the application. Considerations for applications include engine horsepower, shaft speed (RPM), yield strength, torsional sheer, water temperature and corrosion resistance. The most common stainless steel alloys for boat shafting include:
- 17-4PH Stainless Steel
- 304N Stainless Steel
- Nitronic 50 Stainless Steel
- XM-19 High Strength Stainless Steel
- K500 Nickel Copper Alloy
Quality You Can Count On
We stock material from mills worldwide that produce the highest quality products at competitive pricing. Our staff works with specific customer requirements and industry standards including ASTM, ASME, QQN, and AMS specifications to select to proper material. We understand delivery time is important so we keep a vast inventory, knowledgeable sales team and efficient warehousing operations.
Call us today at (713)482-4000